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Do you think your ISP is cheating you? These speed test sites help you find out

Feel like your bandwidth is holding you back? Here are eight of our favorites websites for ensuring your connection is solid enough to handle gaming, media streaming, and web browsing.
Computing

Intel’s Optane DC 4800X blurs the line between RAM and solid state storage

We've heard a lot about Intel's new Optane drives based on XPoint technology, but they're finally here -- sort of. The DC P4800X SSD is an enterprise solution that's going to change the way we think about data centers.
Computing

How to get rid of Internet Explorer for good

For some of us, the mere mention of the words "Internet Explorer" is enough to make us scream in a bout of furry. Thankfully, there is a solution. Here's how to uninstall Microsoft's dated browser.
Cool Tech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Lego tape and a platform that levitates your stuff

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
Product Review

Dell XPS 15 9560 Review

The once and future king: Dell’s XPS 15 is still the best big-screen laptop.
Computing

Samsung’s Z-SSD PCI Express storage device found to have 800GB of storage

During London's Cloud Expo Europe convention, Samsung showcased an upcoming Z-SSD storage device that fits into a PCI Express 3.0 slot. It had a storage capacity of 800GB using the company's super-secret Z-NAND storage technology
Computing

A tale of two similar machines: HP’s Spectre 360 13 vs. Dell’s XPS 13 2-in-1

The market for 2-in-1 laptops is competitive, as HP and Dell have released powerful offerings. Between the HP Spectre x360 13 and the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1, which computer is the best value?
Computing

Porsche Design sends its Surface Book competitor to FCC for certification

The team over at Porsche Design don't have the same alleged qualms about offering up a pricey machine as Microsoft. The Book One is an expensive detachable in the same vein as today's Surface Book, and it is seeking FCC…
Computing

If ISPs get their way, your web browser won't be 'sensitive information'

Mobile broadband providers want to redefine the definition of what's considered sensitive information and exclude it from whatever FCC regulations remain after the FCC chairman and Congress make changes.
Computing

Windows 10 Cloud is on the way – but what is it, exactly?

Rumors abound that Microsoft is planning to release a new version of Windows 10 for low cost systems. Check out the latest Windows 10 Cloud rumors, leaks, and updates to see just what Cloud offers, and what devices it will be on.
Computing

With Windows 10 Creators Update around the corner, Microsoft keeps fixing bugs

Windows 10 preview Build 15061 is full of nothing but bug fixes. Microsoft provided the details in its blog post, as usual, to make sure Windows Insiders know what is awaiting them.
Computing

Windows Update to be blocked if you pair recent processors with Windows 7 or 8.1

A newly published support article indicates that Microsoft is preparing to implement its previously announced policy of blocking Windows Update for users running older version of Windows wither newer CPUs.